Aman Kumar NASA’s next-generation space observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope, launched successfully after nearly two and a half decades of planning and preparation. The spacecraft was sent into orbit atop a European Ariane 5 rocket from Europe’s principal launch facility in French Guiana, South America. The launch of JWST into orbit took only 26 […]

NASA Makes First Visit to the Solar Atmosphere, Bringing New Discoveries

A spacecraft has reached the Sun for the first time in history. NASA’s Parker Solar Probe now has collected particles as well as magnetic fields throughout the Sun’s upper atmosphere, known as the corona. Introduction The latest achievement is a huge step forward for the Parker Solar Probe as well as a giant leap forward […]

A device that harvests energy from a black hole- The Dyson Sphere

What exactly is the Dyson Sphere? Freeman Dyson suggested a technique that would allow a civilization to collect the energy supplied by its own home star on an unparalleled scale in a breakthrough article that is now nearly eight decades old. A Dyson sphere, as this has been dubbed, is a huge construction that covers […]

SpaceX and a Canadian startup will convert Space into a billboard

Gaurav Kumar Advertising is making its imprint in space just as paid human spaceflights are set to commence. According to Business Insider, a Canadian company called Geometric Energy Corporation (GEC) has partnered with Elon Musk’s SpaceX to launch advertisements into space on a small satellite carried by the Falcon 9 rocket. However, instead of a […]

GSLV F10 – ISRO’s launch fail

Wasim Raza In its second mission, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) failed to launch a satellite by a GSLV rocket for Earth observation. The cryogenic engine on the rocket didn’t perform as expected, according to NASA on Thursday morning. At 5:45 am, On Thursday, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched the GSLV-F10 from […]

Most mysterious and controversial celestial object in the solar system: Pluto

In 1930, Pluto was found and named a planet, when cosmologist Clyde Tombaugh of the Lowell Observatory compared photographic plates of the sky on different nights and saw a tiny dot that floated to and fro against the background of stars. Immediately, the nearby solar system’s latest candidate was viewed as something weird. Its orbit […]

Spacebok- The first four-legged robot set for the red planet

The robots of Mars, from the Sojourner rover, which arrived on the Red Planet in 1997, to Perseverance, which landed in February, have one thing in common: wheels. Rolling is significantly more steady and energy-efficient than walking, which is still a challenge for even the most advanced robots on Earth. After all, NASA doesn’t want […]

ISRO’s Spectacular Quantum Jump On Free-Space Communication

Lalit Koundaal Abstract Quantum Communication has attracted researchers from physics, mathematics & computer science since 1984 and 1991 when the first protocol for quantum cryptography came into existence. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) late last week (19 Mar 2021) went ahead in demonstrating free-space quantum communication over a distance of 300 meters. The demonstration took […]